BLM SIERRA FRONT-NORTHWESTERN GREAT BASIN RESOURCE ADVISORY COUNCIL TO MEET MARCH 5

February 25, 2020

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Sierra Front Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council will meet March 5, 2020, at the Winnemucca District Office, 5100 East Winnemucca Blvd.   (full article)

BLM NEVADA AND NORTHERN NEVADA CORRECTIONAL CENTER SADDLE-TRAINED WILD HORSE AND BURRO ADOPTION A SUCCESS

February 25, 2020

CARSON CITY, Nev. — On February 22, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Nevada Department of Corrections – Silver State Industries conducted a saddle-trained wild horse and burro adoption event at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) south of Carson City, Nevada. All 14 animals showcased at the event were adopted. (full article)

BLM CONDUCTS AERIAL SEEDING ON 90,000 ACRES OF THE MARTIN FIRE

February 25, 2020

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – Over the past week, the BLM has been working in coordination with CO Fire Aviation to re-establish sagebrush over 90,000 acres burned by the 2018 Martin Fire. (full article)

NEVADA FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUE TO SUPPORT EFFORTS IN AUSTRALIA

February 25, 2020

RENO, Nev. – Four BLM firefighters recently returned from assisting with the fire suppression efforts in Australia. Brian Holmes, Eric Tilden and Joe Miller returned February 5 and Justin Cutler returned February 10. (full article)

Public Comment Invited: Draft Environmental Assessment available for Lazy Old Men Mine Project

March 1, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management, Mount Lewis Field Office, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Lazy Old Men Mining Company, L.L.C.’s (LOM) proposed Lazy Old Men Mine. The EA is now available for a 15-day public review and comment period that ends March 15. (link)

BLM and NDOW seed public lands burned in Goshute Cave Fire

February 25, 2019

LY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Ely and Elko districts and Nevada Department of Wildlife are seeding approximately 15,337 acres, or nearly one-half of the public lands burned in last summer’s Goshute Cave Fire, 55 miles north of Ely, Nev. (link)

California Trail Interpretive Center Celebrates Women’s History

February 22, 2019

ELKO, Nev. – Learn about historic Nevada women and traditional fiber arts at the California Trail Interpretive Center.

The Trail Center is celebrating Women’s History Month in March with a variety of family friendly programs. The following programs are free and open to everyone: (link)

BLM now accepting applications for commercial activity permits at the 2019 Burning Man event

February 13, 2019

WINNEMUCCA, NV – The Bureau of Land Management, Black Rock Field Office, is requesting all new persons or businesses wishing to conduct commercial activities at the 2019 Burning Man Event, submit their application by the close of business (4:30 PM PST) on March 28, 2019. (link)

California Trail Interpretive Center to Present Spanish Language Tours

February 5, 2019

ELKO, Nev. – The California Trail Interpretive Center will present a series of guided tours of its state-of-the-art exhibits in Spanish.

Isabel Sanchez will conduct the family friendly tours in February and March. (link)

Winnemucca BLM starts Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation on the Martin Fire burn area

November 21, 2018

WINNEMUCCA, NV – With the Environmental analysis complete and a Decision issued, implementation of the Martin Fire Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation (ES&R) plan has begun. (full article)